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VOLUME 39 │ NUMBER 20 │ MAY 19, 2021
On Pentecost Sunday, May 23, the Church remembers the first Pentecost, when the Holy Spirit descended upon the apostles, who proceeded to heroically witness to the Good News of salvation. It was that same Spirit that guided the faithful Catholics who died for their faith during a time of persecution in Mexico known as the Cristero War. We celebrate 25 of these martyr-saints, including six members of the Knights of Columbus, on their feast day May 21.
Pentecost Is Personal

Just like the first apostles, each of us has a mission designed for our personal gifts and talents. Here are some suggestions to help you find and fulfill your mission. READ MORE

Learn More About the Knights of Columbus Mexican Martyrs

New resources are available to help you learn about the witness of the Mexican Martyrs:

Knights of Columbus Mexican Martyrs webpage
Explore the history of the Order during Mexico’s persecution of Catholics, as well as the stories of the individual Knights of Columbus Mexican Martyrs.

Blessed by the Blood of the Martyrs
Thanks to the generosity of many donors, including $2 million in grants and a subsequent $1 million loan from the Knights of Columbus, construction on the Sanctuary of the Martyrs of Christ the King began in 2007. Though the work is not finished yet, it has already become an important place of pilgrimage for the Knights and other Catholic faithful in Mexico. Click here to read more about the shrine from Columbia.

Sign up for KnightCast

KnightCast is a video series that shares timely, compelling information to promote personal development and faith formation. KnightCast Episode 4 premieres Thursday, May 27.

If you’re not already signed up to access KnightCast, complete the one-time registration and you will receive each episode in your inbox as it airs. REGISTER NOW

If you should become sick or injured, disability income insurance helps you provide for yourself and your family by covering a portion of your lost income.

For more details, click here to contact your local Knights of Columbus Agent.

Tell others about Knightline

Forward this newsletter to Catholic men interested in the Knights, and let them know that through June 30 they can become a member for free online using promo code MCGIVNEY2020 at kofc.org/join. You can also share your questions, feedback and story by emailing knightline@kofc.org.

Any links to third-party sites outside of the Knights of Columbus are provided for information purposes only. This is not an endorsement of the service providers. Share questions and feedback by emailing knightline@kofc.org.